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News From Neptune

The news of the week and its coverage by the media is the topic of this radio show podcast. News from Neptune is hosted by C. G. Estabrook and P. Mueth, and produced by J. B. Nicholson-Owens, at the studios of WEFT (90.1 FM) in Champaign, Illinois. The show is named in honor of Noam Chomsky, who said, "Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune."

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May 13, 2006 C. G. Estabrook & P. Mueth
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May 6, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Implications of firings -- Porter Goss & Jack Straw * Lies & "rudeness" Ray McGovern & Steven Colbert * Attacks on Russia & Iran -- Cheney and Rumsfeld
Topics: porter goss, jack straw, lies, ray mcgovern, steven colbert, russia, iran, cheney, rumsfeld
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Apr 29, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Dissembling on Darfur * Scandal after scandal * Varieties of procuring experience: Dusty Foggo at Watergate
Topics: darfur, scandal, dusty foggo, watergate
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Apr 22, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* New Iraq government: Why is the US role ignored? * Attack on Iran: Why no Democrat opposition? * The courts and torture: Why is the Pentagon holding cleared prisoners?
Topics: iraq, government, us, attack, iran, democrat, courts, torture, pentagon, prisoners
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Apr 1, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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Mar 25, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil politics and My Lai in Iraq * Censure, impeachment and signing statements * New Orleans: no rights to housing and health
Topics: oil, my lai, iraq, censure, impeachment, signing statement, new orleans, housing, health
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Mar 11, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Dubai Ports: Bush propaganda bites back * Iran: neocon dangers and geopolitics * Milosevic: NPR (et al.) spins the 1990s
Topics: dubai, ports, iran, neocon, geopolitics, milosevic, npr, spin
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Mar 4, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil and nukes in Iran and India * Bush administration defends its right to torture * SAIC & "defense" contracts
Topics: oil, nukes, iran, india, bush administration, torture, saic, contracts
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Feb 25, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Abortion, health care, and sterilization * Haiti and Venezuela * US war plans: Samarra and Dubai
Topics: abortion, health care, sterilization, haiti, venezuela, us, war, samarra, dubai
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Feb 18, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Darfur, Kosovo and "Humanitarian Intervention" * Haiti, Puerto Rico and the "War on Terrorism" * Rumsfeld, Special Ops and the "Global Extremist Islamic Empire"
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Feb 11, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush administrationshaky and dangerous? * CIA in trouble at home and abroad * US war plans in Iraq and Iran
Topics: bush, dangerous, cia, trouble, us, war, iraq, iran
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Feb 4, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* State of the Union: the administration in disarray * The Long War: Rumsfeld on the loose * The White House Memo: war plans for Iran?
Topics: state of the union, long war, rumsfeld, white house, iran
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Jan 28, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Liberal senators threaten Palestine and Iran * US economy slows: 2007 budget reduces military * Abramoff scandal: administration counsels of despair
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Jan 21, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* A truce in the fake war on terror? * Democrats attack from the right on Iran * Administration scandals: incompetence or agenda?
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Jan 7, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* US in Iraq: Which side are you on? * Jack the Flipper & the bottom-feeder of International Coal * Bush's "signing statement": torture, but no habeas corpus
Topics: US, Iraq, Jack the Flipper, International Coal, signing statement, torture, habeas corpus
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Dec 31, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil politics at home and abroad: deferred prosecutions * Killing & looting in the Bush administration * Media misrepresentations: McCain torture amendment
Topics: oil, politics, prosecutions, killing, looting, bush administration, media, mccain, torture,...
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Dec 17, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Patriot Act, NSA spying, & the NYT * Business & US policy (HINWIs) * US worries about South America
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Topic: News from Neptune
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Dec 10, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Lies, lies, and more lies * Rice in Europe & more credulous Europeans * The New York Times lies about Chavez
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Dec 3, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Redistricting and representation Proportional representation * Sy Hersh More bombing all the time * Iraq-i-cization & ripping off Iraq's oil
Topic: News from Neptune
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Nov 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Cairo Conference: Right of resistance & Timetable for withdrawl * Capitalism vs. Corporations: GM & healthcare * Attorney issues: Habeas Corpus, Jose Padilla, Jack Abramoff
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Nov 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* House Democrats vote for continuation of war * The ambiguous Bob Woodward injected into Plamegate: Why? * Habeas corpus & US concentration camp
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Nov 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The recent past & the memory hole: WWI, WWII, & the KKK * Neoliberalism at the root: French riots, German government & Israeli economy * Repression & the Iraq won: Britain & the US
Topic: News from Neptune
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Nov 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Wilkerson, Cheney & torture * Judge Alito & big business * The economy & Bush's decline in the polls
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Oct 22, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Syria: Rice & the Commander in Chief * Iraq: Fisk (transcript, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC) & Fitzgerald * Torture: Abu Ghraib & Gitmo
Topic: News from Neptune
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Oct 15, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Propaganda under three presidents: Johnson, Bush I and Bush II * Bush conspirators, from Bolton to Rove to Miller * Polls for impeachment and withdrawal
Topic: News from Neptune
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Oct 8, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Natural disasters: earthquakes, storms, & energy legislation * Espionage: Rove, Franklin, & Filipinos * Distractions: Bush's speech, the Senate on torture, & the Supreme Court
Topic: News from Neptune
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Oct 1, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* LawyersMiller, Abu Ghraib, Posada, Franklin, St. Pat's Four * LootersFrist, Delay, NOLA cops * LiarsFBI, Rice, Edgar
Topic: News from Neptune
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Sep 10, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Setting aside the Constitution * New Orleans and the end of the New Deal * Death squads in Iraq
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Sep 3, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Lake George * The Bush administration's responsibility for the destruction of New Orleans * The Iraq war comes home
Topic: News from Neptune
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Aug 27, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Memories of 1968: Vietnam & Iraq * Limits of allowable debate: Democrats pretend to oppose * How to lay the blame: the CIA and the Pentagon
Topic: News from Neptune
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Aug 20, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Popular opposition to the war & Cindy Sheehan * Gaza "withdrawal" * Liberal support for Bush's war
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Aug 13, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Local issues; electronic voting * Looters vs. killers in the administration * Iraq, Iran, Korea, & Britain
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Aug 6, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Hiroshima day: Chomsky's article * Does the G.W.O.T. exist? * Bush & Blair in disarray
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Jul 9, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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Jul 2, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Supreme Court's communications decisions * SCOTUS appointment: a distraction? * Bush's speech, the war and impeachment
Topic: News from Neptune
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Jun 25, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Downing St. memos & the plans for Iran * Durbin & Rove: cowardice & panic * Gulag of our time; Ramzi bin al-Shibb
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Jun 25, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Downing St. memos & the plans for Iran * Durbin & Rove: cowardice & panic * Gulag of our time; Ramzi bin al-Shibb
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May 28, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Interview with a traveler recently returned from Iraq: the possibility of civil war and how to prevent it
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May 21, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Smoking gun memo: no report * Nuclear option: a good idea * Pew Poll: Bush descends
Topic: News from Neptune
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May 21, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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This week, C. G. Estabrook, P. Mueth, J. B. Nicholson-Owens, and Ed Mandel discussed important issues of the day for about 15 minutes.
Topic: News from Neptune
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May 14, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Media & mendacity * "Stirred up Muslims" * What we really think
Topic: News from Neptune
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May 7, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* NPR & Air America * Secret British memo & MSM * UK election & EU constitution
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Apr 30, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Vietnam reunification * UK election * Polls: end the war
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Apr 23, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Sanitizing Sanchez * Pillorying the Pope * The Glory of Gridlock
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Apr 16, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The future for Neo-Cons and Israel * Operation Falcon and the Decline of MSM * A Silent Recession: Bankruptcy and Recession
Topic: News from Neptune
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Apr 9, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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Baghdad demonstration: US Out! * At least half of Americans think Bush lied * Attempts to save the Patriot Act
Topic: News from Neptune
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Apr 2, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Pope's death & the politics of the Catholic Church * ACLU revelations on torture: Iraq commander perjures himself * Presidential Commission whitewashes administration, blames CIA
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Mar 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* American Lies and Newspapers * Schiavo Case: Nader of the Liberals * A debate about the war — but in the UK
Topic: News from Neptune
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Mar 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Pentagon's new war plan * Permanent bases in Iraq, Afghanistan, etc. * The disgusting "National Security Democrats"
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Mar 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Firebombing of Tokyo * Contempt for the UN * Still more torture reports
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Mar 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Torture regime & "extraordinary rendition" * Senator Byrd & "legal illegality" * Opposition to US in Canada, Italy, & Latin America
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Feb 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush & US scorned in Europe * Arms sales & Israel as US client * Britain & illegality of Iraq war
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Feb 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Assassination in Lebanon: cui bono? * Scum Also Rises: Negroponte & torture * Iran & Syria: Our problems
Topic: News from Neptune
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Feb 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Budget & Bush's looting * Torture & US military * Condi's non-diplomacy
Topic: News from Neptune
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Feb 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Rice attacks Iran * Senate approves torture * Bush confiscates wealth
Topic: News from Neptune
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Jan 29, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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World Economic Forum and World Social Forum * Torture and Neocon fortunes * The SS Branch
Topic: News from Neptune
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Jan 22, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Inaugural blather * Torture and confirmation * Attack on Iran?
Topic: News from Neptune
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Jan 15, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush Coronation * Iraq Devastation * Salvador operation
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2005 C. G. Estabrook
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Stingy Tsunami Aid * Media Lies * The Torture Scandal
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Dec 18, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Dec 4, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Anniversary of the murder of Fred Hampton * Media, torture, Iraq and Iran * Neocons and Frontpage magazine
Topic: News from Neptune
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Nov 27, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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The Urban Archipelago * Housing in Cities * US Overthrowing Governments
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Nov 20, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Nov 13, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Disarray at the CIA * Misinformation on the West Bank * Murder in Fallujah
Topic: News from Neptune
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Nov 6, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Oct 30, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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"Excess Deaths" in Iraq * Election Picks * Halloween Special: Election predictions
Topic: News from Neptune
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Oct 16, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: Debates: Local and National * Misreporting of the War * Naomi Klein and Reparations in Reverse
Topic: News from Neptune
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Oct 9, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: A debate without differences * An outburst of truth * A Socialist candidate
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Oct 2, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: Appointment in Samarra * The non-debate * British politics
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Sep 25, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Frenetic Britain & the BBC * Military operations & targeted documents * Kerry's chances & oil politics
Topic: News from Neptune
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Aug 28, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Special lead-in: Higher Ground with C. G. Estabrook and Ed Mandel
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Aug 21, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Aug 14, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Venezuela recall * US assault on Shi'ites — and Iran? * US concentration camps * Third party politics
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Aug 7, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Hiroshima Day * Running against dead guys (Ed Mandel and Alan Keyes) * The "Shiite Uprising": An American attempt to get its war with Iran on? * The Memory Hole
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Jul 31, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Kerry and the Democratic convention * Bush's drug habits and possible withdrawl * It's still the economy, stupid
Topic: News from Neptune
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